Herndon, VA 20171
The Personnel Security Specialist assists the AFSO in a wide array of security related functions. This position will initiate employees’ personnel security clearance processing utilizing the Electronic Questionnaire for Investigations Processing (e-QIP); submission of fingerprints and escorting of visitors. In addition, the Personnel Security Specialist will assist in preparation for security audits and end-of-day procedures, be responsible for the reception area, mail receipt and delivery and other ancillary duties and projects expected in a professional office environment. This role may also work closely and communicate with other departments and the customer(s) as needed.
This position requires the ability to maintain an excellent level of customer service and be able to effectively prioritize and multi-task.
The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job. Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately. The employee might not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity.
All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.
Employees are held accountable for successful job performance. Job performance standards may be documented separately, and may include functions, objectives, duties or tasks not specifically listed herein.
In performing functions, duties or tasks, employees are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations. Employees are required to notify superiors upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions.
All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable company policies and procedures. In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of company policies and procedures, employees are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.
Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, controlled substance testing, and behavioral selection survey, in addition to any mandatory licensing requirements.
Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):
WORKING CONDITIONS (Physical/Mental Demands):
With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions. In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:
Herndon, VA 20171